Yabby net swap program

As part of the VFA’s yabby net swap program, recreational fishers are encouraged to swap  their old opera house nets (up to 3 per person) for free 'wildlife friendly' open top lift nets, while stocks last.

Click here to see how the yabby net swap program works. [PDF File - 373.3 KB]

Participating tackle stores are listed below.

Update Friday 19 October

The next shipment of open top lift yabby nets will be delivered to tackle stores by the end of next week.

Our yabby nets will go like hotcakes, so we recommend recreational fishers call your nearest participating tackle stores (see below) before visiting.

Store / LocationLocationAddressPost CodePhone
Melbourne
Compleat AnglerCampbellfield534 Mahoneys Road3061(03) 9357 2233
Cranbourne TackleworldCranbourne270 South Gippsland Highway3977(03) 5996 6500
BCF EppingEppingUnit 9/500 High Street3076(03) 9408 9323
Noel Clark's TacklebarEssendon158 Deakin Street3040(03) 9379 4623
Hooked On Bait & TackleHoppers Crossing174/182 Old Geelong Road3029(03) 9748 3811
Trelly's LavertonUnit 4/37-39 Little Boundary Road3026(03) 9314 4900
Aussie AnglerMontmorency30 Sherbourne Road3088(03) 9432 1501
Mornington TackleworldMornington2/177 Mornington-Tyabb Road3931(03) 5975 7500
Compleat AnglerRingwood27 New Street3134(03) 9870 7792
Compleat AnglerRosebud11 Boneo Road3939(03) 5981 1994
BCF Taylors LakesTaylors LakesUnit 11/2B Water Gardern Super Centre, 399 Melton Highway3038(03) 8361 6559
Central
Lyal Eales StoresCastlemaine179-181 Barker Street3450(03) 5472 4422
Gippsland
Mitchell Fishing and OutdoorsBairnsdale196 Main Street3875(03) 5152 4524
Allways AnglingTraralgonShop 1/29 Church Street3844(03) 5174 8544
North East
Totally Trout Fishing CentreAlexandra42 Downey Street3714(03) 5772 2662
Benalla Bait & TackleBenalla191 Bridge Street East3672(03) 5762 3704
Cobram Outdoors & DisposalsCobram24 Bank Street3644(03)5872 2363
Eildon Bait & TackleEildon8/8 Main Street3713(03) 5774 2348
Snowy Mountain Rug CoMansfield165 Mt Buller Rd, Mansfield VIC 37223722(03)57751105
Mansfield Hunting and FishingMansfield17 High Street3722(03) 5779 1685
Intents Fishing & OutdoorsMulwala8/97-103 Melbourne Street2647(03) 5743 1800
Nagambie OutdoorsNagambie2/263 High Street3608(03) 5794 2251
BCF SheppartonShepparton280-290 Benalla Road3630(03) 5822  4963
Trelly'sShepparton209 Corio Street3630(03) 5821 6572
Adventure Camping & FishingWangaratta14 Rowan Street3677(03) 5722 4622
BCF WodongaWodonga255 Victoria Cross Parade3690(02) 6024 1434
Bluey's Hunting & FishingWodonga3/65 Thomas Mitchell Drive3690(02) 6056 1259
Yarrawonga Fishing & OutdoorsYarrawonga61 Belmore Street37300439 441 667
North West
Hartley's Hunting & FishingBendigo8 Stafford Street3556(03) 5443 5669
Cohuna Fishing & CampingCohuna1D Cullen St3568(03) 5456 4566
Compleat Angler EchucaEchuca72 Northern Highway3564(03) 5482 1992
Webbcon MarineHorsham17 O'Callaghans Parade3400(03) 5381 0600
Wimmera OutdoorsHorsham56 Wilson Street3400(03) 5382 1403
BCF Kangaroo FlatKangaroo Flat239-249 High Street (Rocklea Homemaker Centre)3555(03) 5447 3751
Kerang Sports & ToysKerang41 Victoria St3579(03)54521316
Loddon Valley DisposalsKerang61 Victoria Street3579(03) 5452 1172
Lyal Eales StoresMaryborough29 Maryborough Dunolly Road3465(03) 5461 4222
Lyal Eales StoresMaryborough178 High Street3465 (03) 5461 1911
BCF MilduraMildura728 Fifteen Street3500(03) 5023 2107
Mildura Outdoor & TackleMildura 103 Lime Avenue3500(03) 5022 8444
JC's Bait & TackleSwanhill488 Campbell Street3538(03) 5033 0407
Swan Hill Fishing and Shooting SuppliesSwanhill41 Campbell Street3538(03) 5032 4378
South East
Alpine Country TackleworldSale82 MacArthur Street3850(03)51447505
South West
Lyal Eales StoresArarat145 Barkly Street3377(03) 5352 3905
H. Rehfisch & CoBallarat903 La Trobe Street3350(03) 5331 3677
Parker W H & CoColac220 Murray Street3250(03) 5231 2401
BCF GeelongGeelong470 Princes Highway3214(03) 5275  0238
Compleat Angler GeelongGeelong205 Melbourne Road3215(03) 5272 3201
Trelly'sGeelong105 Shannon Avenue3218(03) 5222 3257
Mario's Fresh BaitGeelong11 Noel Street3221(03)52485201
Lake Purrumbete Tackle StoreKoallah540 Purrumbete Estate Road3260(03) 5594 5377
Compleat Angler PortlandPortland61 Bentinck Street3305(03) 5521 1844
Portland Bait & TacklePortland111a Bentinck Street3305(03) 5523 5213
Lyal Eales StoresSt Arnaud59-61 Napier Street3478(03) 5495 2021
Lyal Eales StoresStawell113 Main Street3380(03) 5358 5782
Youngs Sport StoreStawell146 Main Street3380(03)53581038
Richardson MarineWarnambool1058 Raglan Parade3280(03) 5562 6373
BCF WarrnamboolWarrnamboolT4 Princess Highway3280(03) 5561 0405
BCF Waurn PondsWaurn PondsUnit195/203 Colac Road3216(03) 5245 7947
BCF WendoureeWendoureeUnit 11/333 Gillies Street3350(03) 5339 8011